Stalin Skyscrapers in Moscow - Private Soviet Tour

Duration: 3 hours
Destination: Russia, Central Russia, Moscow

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  • 3 hours
  • Moscow
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Experience the Soviet past of Russia on this private tour and see all seven iconic Stalin sisters:
• Moscow State University
• The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Building
• Hotel Leningradskaya
• Hotel Ukraina
• Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building
• Red Gates Administrative Building
• Kudrinskaya Square Building

Learn fascinating facts from your local knowledgeable guide about Stalin and find out why Stalin wanted to build skyscrapers in Moscow, why they are designed like this, where two more planned skyscrapers are, and where in the world you can find the twins of Stalin sisters.

Get to the best observation points of Moscow - Sparrow Hills and Patriarch Bridge.

See some other must-see attractions: Christ the Savior Cathedral, Arbat street, Moscow embankments.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Patriarshy Bridge, Prechistenskaya Embankment, Moscow Russia

Timing is flexible and you can start the tour any time you prefer.  

This tour can be customized to make it a unique experience for you.

On September 7th, 1947 the foundations of 8 skyscrapers were laid, commemorating the 800th anniversary of Moscow.

Get ready for the unique walking tour of the Soviet Heritage in Moscow: see all 7 Stalin skyscrapers in 3 hours!

Get to know Moscow popular attractions, including the iconic Moscow river embankments, and Christ the Savior Cathedral. Head to the Patriarch Bridge for the views of the Kremlin and the city.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Museum of Moscow Metro, Khamovnicheskiy Val, 36 Vystavochnaya Metro station on the light blue Metro line., Moscow 119048 Russia

As a bonus, have a short Metro tour and see some of the most beautiful stations in Moscow metro.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Smolenskaya Metro Station, Smolenskaya Square, 1_ Arbat St., Moscow 121099 Russia

10 am – Your private local guide will meet you in the hotel lobby and discuss the tour itinerary with you at the beginning of the tour.  

10:15 – Smolenskaya metro station

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Foreign Affairs Ministry, ul Arbat, 55/32 Metro Smolenskaya, Moscow Russia

10:15 - 10:20 - Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Observation Deck of Radisson Royal Hotel, Kutuzovskiy Ave., 2/1, Moscow Russia

10:20 - 10:35 - Bus trip to Barrikadnaya (hotel Radisson Royal or Ukraina Hotel)

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Residential Building at Kudrinskaya Square, Kudrinskaya Square, 1, Moscow 123242 Russia

10:35 - 10:45 - Stalin Skyscraper on Kudrinskaya square

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building, Kotelnicheskaya Emb., 1/15, Moscow Russia

10:45 - 11:15 - Metro trip to Taganskaya and walk to the Kotelnecheskaya embankment.

11:15 - 11:25 - Residential Building on the Kotelnecheskaya embankment

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Prechistenskaya Embankment, Prechistenskaya Emb., Moscow Russia

11:25 - 11:45 - Bus trip along Moskvoretskaya, Kremlin, Prechistenskaya embankments (see the famous spot where 8th skyscraper should have been built)

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Volkhonka, 15, Moscow 119019 Russia

11:45 - 12 pm - Christ the Savior cathedral (spot where Palace of Soviets should have stand and became main structure among 9)

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory), Moscow 119270 Russia

12.15 - 12:30 - Metro trip to Sparrow hills

12:30 - 12:45 - Observation point where you can see all 7 sisters, including Moscow State University (MSU) building

1 pm - Drop off at Sparrow Hills.

Check out the observation points in Sparrow Hills. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon in the peaceful park of Sparrow Hills. If you wish, take a scenic dinner cruise along the Moscow River after the tour.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Lomonosov Moscow State University (MGU), Leninskiye Gory, 1, Moscow 119234 Russia

Your last stop is Moscow State University, where you’ll learn fun facts about the legendary university, #1 in Russia and in TOP 100 worldwide according to QS World University Rankings.

Duration: 20 minutes

  • All taxes
  • Metro rides
  • Friendly local guide
  • Private tour
  • Multiple start times available
  • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
  • Iconic places for photo shoot
  • Flexible customizable itinerary
  • Must-see attractions and off the beaten path
  • Meeting in the hotel lobby
  • Entry/Admission - Smolenskaya Metro Station

  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Museum of Moscow Metro
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The tour can be modified to meet your preferences
  • Private walking tour with the use of metro
  • Please indicate prefer start time in comments when booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Your guide can meet you at your hotel, hostel, vacation rental or train station.

You don't need to call to confirm the tour. The local supplier will contact you via email

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


3 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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